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He came in swinging wildly.  I ducked the first punch and side-stepped the second.  The bare knuckle of his hammer found it’s mark on the third swing, right into my ribs. A gasp of air escaped my lungs. All sides of the box were lined with faces, packed side by side, three and four rows deep, […]

I awoke the next morning with my arm bandaged, resting inside a sling.  I sat up, pulled the sheets back and placed my feet on the ground.   Looking around the tent, I spied a make shift sink, made from a square pan, and a toilet of some sort, fashioned out of a chair with […]

“One Is The Loneliest Number that you’ll ever do.” – Three Dog Night — “The tribes laid out their towns and villages in the form of constellations in the nighttime sky.  The archaeological ruins show a remarkable alignment to the constellation Orion; the three inner circle cities making up the belt of Orion.  ‘It’s not possible for […]

The sound of bending and breaking branches, escaped the edges of the woods.  I listened in earnest while resuming my pace.   I paused again at the sound of more breaking branches.  When I moved the source of the sound moved.  It was paralleling my path and this wasn’t the Visitors’ normal mode of operation.  These […]

I could hear the movement in Salsa.  The African rhythm of the base, kettle, and guitar.  She swayed.  Her hips bounced back and forth, her arms and elbows extended out.  Clapping her hands to the melody, shimmying her breasts and shoulders, while turning in a circle, she shouted, “échale!”  Closing her eyes, she moaned in […]